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Utt named Pulaski town manager

Town of Pulaski Mayor Jeff Worrell announced today the appointment of Shawn M. Utt as Pulaski’s new Town Manager. Utt will replace John J. Hawley who has served in the…

“Pied Piper of Percussion” to appear at Pulaskifest

“Pied Piper of Percussion” to appear at Pulaskifest

The rhythm is going to get you, at least if Steve Gryb has any say in the matter. The Miami-based drummer and entertainer, who performs over 150 shows a year,…

USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 83 celebrates 10th anniversary

USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 83 celebrates 10th anniversary

By Sharon Eifried Flotilla Staff Officer   In August 2003, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Flotilla 83 was chartered with 18 members dedicated to meeting the needs of boaters in…

Volunteers travel to rebuild one of last homes damaged by tornado

Volunteers travel to rebuild one of last homes damaged by tornado

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Doug Boston, from Cornerstone Baptist Church in Warrenton, brought a team of volunteers, including seven of his eight children, to rebuild one of the last…

Middle school consolidation hearing draws mixed responses

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   On Friday night at Pulaski County High School’s Little Theater, the Pulaski County School Board held another hearing regarding the county’s middle schools, this time…

Candle maker opening first U.S. plant here

Candle maker opening first U.S. plant here

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Being from a country with a Catholic heritage, Friedrich Rather says he looked for a sign from God that Pulaski County was the right location…

Master Gardener Association taking grant applications

Master Gardener Association taking grant applications

The NRV Master Gardener Association is now accepting grant applications for Spring 2014 gardening projects.  Grants will be awarded based on merit to any educational, care-giving, or community-based organization seeking…

Local woman to be featured in HBO show

Local woman to be featured in HBO show

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Local woman Natalee Roseberry will be featured in a small role in the season finale of the HBO comedy show, “Eastbound and Down.” Roseberry said…

Wytheville festival rescheduled

The weather forecast for Saturday has made it necessary to reschedule the Downtown Wytheville Festival scheduled for Saturday. The festival will now be held Saturday, Sept. 28.…

RU sets enrollment records

Radford University’s fall 2013 enrollment has set a school record of 9,928 students. RU’s fall 2013 enrollment includes 8,913 undergraduate and 1,015 graduate full-time and part-time students. This year’s undergraduate…